Dr. Strange and the turning back of the MCU to whiter times…

With some apprehension I went to see Marvel’s Dr. Strange… With a lot of apprehension really. All the whitewashing has really turned me off against it… The tl:dr version of my opinion is simple: Dr. Strange is a visually stunning LSD trip that falls into problematic tropes, appropriating and exotifying Asianness. I had a lot of hope for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but I’m starting … Continue reading Dr. Strange and the turning back of the MCU to whiter times…

Once upon a time… Marvel created “The white nation of Azania”

To those in South Africa, especially those who have been involved in the recent fallist movements as well as those who know South African history, this might seem a bit of a contradiction: “The white nation of Azania“. Yes, once upon a time, Marvel created the fictional “white African nation of Azania” in its multiverse. It was a nation of white supremacists that bordered the … Continue reading Once upon a time… Marvel created “The white nation of Azania”

[serie] Sense8, a breath of fresh air

I have little opinion about Netflix, some people lambast it and others love it. However, it is undeniable that with recent series such as Orange Is The New Black, Marvel’s Daredevil, Sense8, and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, some damn good television has been produced. However I want to talk about one in particular: Sense8. While the Watchowski siblings have struck out after The Matrix – I … Continue reading [serie] Sense8, a breath of fresh air